Team Staff

Vera Pauw –  Head Coach

The Houston Dash announced Vera Pauw as the second head coach in team history, the club announced on November 28, 2017. 

Pauw joined the Dash after two years with the South African Women's National Team. Pauw led Banyana Banyana to their second consecutive Olympic Games in the 2016 edition in Rio de Janeiro. The Amsterdam native also led the South Africans to the semifinals of the 2014 Confederation of African Football Women's Championship. 

Assistant/Goalkeeper Coach: Blair Quinn

Head Orthopedic Surgeon: Taylor Brown, MD

Head Medical Physician: Vijay Jotwani, MD

Athletic Trainer: Samantha Baker, MS, LAT, ATC

Equipment Manager: Zach Hill 

Massage Therapist: Wes Speights

Communications Coordinator: Edgar Veliz

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